The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.33% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCAG
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 12.08% 13.33% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £353 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +24.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £274 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCAG across the Solihull region.

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in Solihull